Best finesse popper?

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Best finesse popper?

Postby jerkbait22 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:50 am

I mostly throw the megabass pop max and rio rico but I know that finesse poppers definitely have their place; IE the 1/4oz yellow magic. It's prime jerkbait season here in the northeast, but in a couple months we'll be in the post-spawn where topwater is a great technique. I unfortunately lost my 1/4oz yellow magic last fall to a pickerel so I need to re-up.

What is everyone's favorite "finesse" popper? I guess say 3/8oz or less.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby Randingo » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:32 am

The regular Rico is still the best as far as I'm concerned. It just absolutely catches the fire out of everything, and it spits so effortlessly. My favorite color is Lime Ice. I know there are lots of great little poppers, including the Yellow Magic and new, slightly larger baits like the Duo Realis, and all of them will catch fish, but the Rico is still my first choice.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby goldrod » Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:03 pm

less would be old school yozuri baits. can not beat them
I have fallen in love with evergreen top water poppers.. simply the best i've ever used.
Pricey but you not prone to loose a topwater bait. I'd rather six evergreen than a trunk full of anything else.
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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby the hooligan » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:07 pm

pop-x is by far my favorite go-to popper

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby Slazmo » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:55 pm

When you say "finesse" I think of the following

Duo Poco Poco
Storm Gomoku Popper 40mm

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby slime king » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:49 am

Owner Gobo pop is an excellent small popper.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby Fishing4Fun » Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:57 am

The original Xcalibur Zell Rowland Pop-R baits. Nothing comes close IMO. These were made in the 90s primarily.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby LowRange » Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:34 am

Reble teeny wee pop r and megabass baby pop x.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby chreim20 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:36 am

Fishing4Fun wrote:The original Xcalibur Zell Rowland Pop-R baits. Nothing comes close IMO. These were made in the 90s primarily.


I second this, I have a few of these and they flat out get bit over everything else I have.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby bigfruits » Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:49 am

pop-x. walks great.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby ayo8 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:09 pm

I find it hard to beat Rico's and Xcalibur Zell poppers, especially when twitched just right.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby BigG » Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:43 am

Fishing4Fun wrote:The original Xcalibur Zell Rowland Pop-R baits. Nothing comes close IMO. These were made in the 90s primarily.

I love poppers and try everything that comes out for 1/4 oz the Zell Pop R are my favorite, Rio is second.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby lzeil » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:06 am

some favorites: lp sk-pop, rico, lc bevy popper

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby JBcrankaddict » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:01 am

1/4oz Yellow Magic, and the Jackall Pop Grande are my favorites. The Yellow Magic is LOUD when you want it to be.


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